Peter Heim
Catharina Schlappig
John Heim
(1817-1894)
Rebecca Geschwindt
(1823-1893)
Susanna Heim
(1851-1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harrison Hunsinger Beecher

Susanna Heim 2 3 4

  • Born: 29 Aug 1851, , , PA 2 4 5 6 7
  • Christened: 16 Nov 1851, Hamburg: St. Michael's Church, Berks, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Harrison Hunsinger Beecher on 25 Apr 1873 in Reading, Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 26 Nov 1918, Reading, Berks, PA at age 67 4 6 7 8
  • Buried: 2 Dec 1918, Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 6 7 9

   Another name for Susanna was Susan Heim.5 6 7 8 10

   FamilySearch ID: KG2Q-K5C.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 25 Apr 1874 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 1

2. Census in 1880 in Reading, Berks, PA. 5 Harrison H. Beacher, carpenter, 46, is living with wife Susan, 32; son John F., 2, and daughter Katie B. R., 8 months. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Reading Times: "Mrs. Susan Beecher, 516 Cedar street, was removed to the St. Joseph hospital in the Reading Hose ambulance for medical treatment., 26 Jul 1904, Reading, Berks, PA. 11

4. Newspaper: Reading Times: Estate of John Heim, late of Tilden township, 18 May 1905, Reading, Berks, PA. 12 The account of George B. Heim, trustee of the estate of John Heim, late of Tilden township, deceased, was approved. There remains $729.45 for distribution, as follows: John W. heim, James P. Heim, Rebecca Roth, Susanna Beecher, Thomas L. Heim, R. O. Heim, H. E. Heim and George B. Heim, each receives $91.18.

5. Census in 1910 in Reading, Berks, PA. 13 The 1910 census recorded owning a home at 1503 10th Street: Edward Fenstermacher, butcher in slaughter house, 29, living with wife Ida G., 26; John F., 4; Thomas H., 1; and mother-in-law Susann Beecher, widow, 59, who had birthed 3 children by 1910, 2 alive then. Ida had birthed 2 children, both alive. Edward and Ida were married for 6 years. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Cause of Death: myocarditis due to influenza, 26 Nov 1918, Reading, Berks, PA. 7

7. Residence: Susan Beecher died at home at 1503 N. 10th St., Reading, Pa. On 26 Nov 1918 in Reading, Berks, PA. 7

8. Obituary: Reading Times: obituary of Mrs. Susan H. Beecher on 30 Nov 1918 in Reading, Berks, PA. 8 Susan H., widow of Harrison Beecher, aged 67, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Edward Fenstermacher, 1503 North Tenth street, of a complication. She leaves the following children: Ida, wife of Edward Fenstermacher, and J. Frank Beecher, Bethlehem; one sister, Rebecca, widow of Joseph Roth, Leesport; four brothers, Thomas and Peter Heim, Scranton; Oscar Heim, Hamburg, and George Heim, this city. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church and the Mite Society. Her husband preceded her in death 22 years.

9. Newspaper: Reading Times: "In the estate of Susanna Beecher, late of Reading, the account of J. Franklin Beecher, executor, shows a balance of $912.91, distributed equally between J. Franklin Beecher and Ida G. Fenstermacher.", 24 Feb 1920, Reading, Berks, PA. 3


Susanna married Harrison Hunsinger Beecher, son of George Beecher and Maria Barbara Graef, on 25 Apr 1873 in Reading, Berks, PA.1 (Harrison Hunsinger Beecher was born on 24 Jun 1833 in , Berks, PA,4 5 10 14 15 16 died on 30 Sep 1896 in Reading, Berks, PA 4 10 16 17 and was buried on 6 Oct 1896 in Reading: Charles Evans Cemetery, Berks, PA 10 16.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 575. Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading: Marriage of Harrison H Beecher and Susan G Heim.

2 St. Michael's Church, Hamburg, Berks, Pennsylania (Online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/berks/church/stmichbap01.txt).

3 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 24 Feb 1920, page 4.

4 Research of John Franklin Beecher (1877-1971) (File GA-B-414 at Berks History Center library, amily tree dated 1961 of the descendants of George Beecher (1791-1842) created by John Franklin Beecher.).

5 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255102; National Archives Film T9-1102; Page 444C.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88971836.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 169935, Susan Beecher, father John Heim, mother Rebecca Geschwindt.

8 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 30 Nov 1918, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Susan H. Beecher.

9 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 566. St. Luke's Lutheran Church burial record for Susan Beecher, 2 Dec 1918.

10 Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Reading, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=2451&iid=40162_261486-00524&fn=Harrison+H&ln=Beecher&st=d&ssrc=&pid=2196169.

11 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 26 Jul 1904, page 5.

12 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 18 May 1905, page 2.

13 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGDW-GVM Edward Fenstermacher, Reading Ward 13, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 94, sheet 12B, family 249.

14 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Lower Heidelberg Township, Series: M432 Roll: 753 Page: 456.

15 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, South Heidelberg Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1306 Page: 423.

16 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68585408.

17 Ancestry.com, Reading, Pennsylvania Deaths, 1873-1905, Harrison H. Beecher, 30 Sep 1896, file 991.



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